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Montezuma Costa Rica – Half of the Adventure is Getting There

Nestled at the bottom of a plateau on the eastern shore of the Nicoya Peninsula, Montezuma Costa Rica is a charming village full of art and individuality. To get there, you can catch the ferry from Puntarenas to Paquera. Then continue your journey by road from there through Tambor and Cobano. Another option is to get a boat taxi from Jaco to Playa Montezuma. The journey is part of the adventure! There are also local air companies such as Nature Air and Sansa Airlines which can fly you to Tambor in around 30 mins.

Perfect Beach Vacations

Until the 1980’s Montezuma Costa Rica was a quiet fishing town.  Since then, it has become one of the most popular locations for a beach vacation. The beaches at Montezuma offer many activities and a relaxing atmosphere. You will find many waterfront hotels and romantic bungalows. There are many things to do on your Montezuma vacation, surfing and hiking are the most popular. The clear and warm waters are suitable for swimming most of the time. Some people come here for the great sports fishing; others come here to surf.

A Family Vacation You Will Remember

If you are traveling with children, they are going to love the scenery, water, and the sunshine.  Be sure to visit the nearby Cabo Blanco National Park and the Curu Wildlife Reserve as well.   You can also sign up for a snorkeling tour to the Tortuga Islands, or take the easy hike to the Montezuma Waterfalls. You could try sports fishing, yoga, surf lessons or scuba diving.  If you travel with kids, you might want to consider an all-inclusive accommodation. This way you will not only get babysitting service and children’s activities but everything you need for the room as well.

How to Plan a Montezuma Vacation

The area attracts alternative thinkers, from dreadlocked Rastafarians and surf bums to artists and tattooed bohemian dreamers. The whole town screams creative individuality. It is the essence of ‘Pura Vida’ itself. You will find a wide variety of locals artisan shops as well as a mix of restaurants and bars.

Before you start your Montezuma vacation, you need to know that during the main tourist season the little town can be a little busy and noisy. If you don’t want to be close to the nightlife in the village, you should look for a more isolated hotel.  But you like to party,  you will find many fun bars both on the seaside and in the center.  It is best to book a hotel room in advance, as many accommodation providers apply early booking discounts in Costa Rica.

Beach Holiday Packages at Montezuma

Some Montezuma hotels and resorts offer discounted beach holiday packages for early booking. You can always expect a lower rate if you stay longer than a few days. For those who are looking to spend their honeymoon at the stunning beaches of Montezuma, Costa Rica, there are special prices for newlywed couples at most resorts. If you are on a budget, you can hide away from it all in a log cabin, equipped with all the necessary things you will need for your stay. Make sure you ask for air conditioning.

Montezuma Activities

There is plenty to do in Montezuma for adventurous tourists. Tortuga Island is a wonderful day trip when looking for activities. You can find everything from kayaking and snorkeling to zip-lining through the rainforest. The wild and untouched Montezuma beaches like the nearby Cabo Blanco Wildlife Refuge are the perfect place to spend the day. Horseback riding and bicycling are also a fun way to join the locals in a little down time.

Somewhere for Everyone

There is something for everyone looking for a place to stay in Montezuma Costa Rica.  Surrounding areas such as Mal País and Santa Teresa aren’t hard places to find accommodation either. From yoga retreats and surf lodges to villas and five-star hotels, you can find anything that you need for a great stay on the Nicoya Peninsula. The Anamaya Yoga Center hosts a variety of guests every year from celebrities to travelers looking for peace. For a tropical honeymoon in the heart of Costa Rica just steps from the Pacific Ocean, Hotel Flor Blanca in Santa Teresa boasts the ultimate mix of pure unadulterated five-star luxury and elegance in the midst of splendid nature. Enjoy the scenery at one of Costa Rica most gorgeous beaches.

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In Playa Montezuma, the myriad of local restaurants, shops and bars creates an exciting and vibrant nightlife, as well as a chilled out atmosphere in the daytime.

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Anamaya Resort

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